Modi to face no-confidence motion today as opposition ramps up pressure

NEW-DELHI: On Friday, the opposition parties ramps ups pressure against Indian prime minster Narendra Modi ahead of general elections to be held next year, 2019.

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But to get the motion successful, the opposition is hoping to make political gains successful as  Modi’s government has a clear majority in the 545-member lower house of parliament,  by focusing attention on slow job growth and deteriorating law and order.

The opposition, including the Congress party led by Rahul Gandhi, will use the debate to pressure Modi on issues including women’s safety, mob lynchings and the restive state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Im 4 years of his tenure Modi is facing first bid of no-confidence move against him.

However from December,  Bharatiya Janata Party has faced a series of challenges after a honey moon period in first couple of years in office.

Moreover, Modi narrowly managed to won his home state of Gujarat in December with a thin majority, lost crucial by-elections in some states and failed to form the government after winning the most seats in Karnataka’s state election in May.

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